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Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week

This week is Volunteers Week and we’d like to say a big “THANK YOU!” to all who have volunteered at Aiming Higher over the years. We’d also like to shine the spotlight on our amazing team of volunteer counsellors, Katherine, Ruth and Tony who between them, offer counselling Monday – Thursday. If you are registered […]

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Take a Walk on the Wildside! Fundraising Challenge

Aiming Higher relies heavily on fundraising, donations and sponsorship to be able to provide the wonderful services they do, and to date have helped more than a thousand children and families. The cost of registration for this hiking challenge,is solely to cover the mountain leaders and guides, and therefore participants are asked to also consider […]

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Funding Appeal

The Aiming Higher Charity has been supporting disabled children and their families for over 12 years…but now, due to funding cuts, we need your help more than ever. Our ‘Rising Stars’ Preschool Enrichment programme (Rising Stars: Preschool Enrichment Programme | Aiming Higher (aiminghighercharity.org.uk)) has been a lifeline for hundreds of families, but is now in […]

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Coastal Radio Local Business Award Nominee – please vote!

We are thrilled to announce that Aiming Higher Charity has been shortlisted for the Not For Profit Award at the Coastal Radio Local Business Awards! This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and the impact we have made in our community. But we still need your help! If […]

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Happy Halloween!

Wishing everyone a spooktacular Halloween tomorrow! These photos are from our under 5s Halloween Party this morning. As the family event was photographed professionally by Pit Stop Portrait’s these may take a little longer but we will share those as soon as possible. If you attended either party you can provide us with feedback by […]

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Quarterly Newsletter – Autumn 2023

The autumn issue of our newsletter is here! See stories and photos of what we’ve been up to in the last 3 months and see what we have planned for the future.

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Young Hero Award

Last year the charity introduced their Young Hero Award, the John Child Shield. Named after one of the charity’s trustees and former chair, the trophy is presented annually to a child or young person (upto 25 years old) with a disability or the sibling of a child/young person with a disability. Parents/carers, friends and professionals […]

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Around the World in…6 hours!

Tickets are now on sale for the Aiming Higher 2024 Charity Ball. The theme for the event is “Around the World” and the fundraising activities will have an international theme.  Hosted by Coastal Radio’s Ged Mills, the ball will feature live music, a drinks reception, a three course dinner and plenty of entertainment and fundraising […]

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Autumn Parent/Carer Timetable

The new timetable of events for our Friday parent/carer sessions from September right through to Christmas has now been published. As well as our well established Coffee & Chat sessions with speakers from other groups and organisations around Blackpool and the Fylde Coast, there are craft sessions, budget-friendly cookery demonstrations and a variety of workshops […]

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Aiming even Higher!

In July, a group of intrepid climbers took on Snowdon in an attempt to raise funds for the charity. The target for the climb was £5000 and at the time of this going to press (the day after the climb)they had already smashed this and raised £6170 with donations still trickling in. You can add […]

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Latest News from Aiming Higher

Take a Walk on the Wildside! Fundraising Challenge

Posted on 3rd April 2024

Aiming Higher relies heavily on fundraising, donations and sponsorship to be able to provide the wonderful services they do, and to date have helped more than a thousand children and families. The cost of registration for this hiking challenge,is solely to cover the mountain leaders and guides, and therefore participants are asked to also consider […]

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Aiming Higher Ball

Posted on 5th June 2024

The Aiming Higher fundraising ball took place on June 1st and proved a great success, raising £4330 to help the team continue to support families. The “Around the world” theme was well received and the partygoers enjoyed a drinks reception, three course meal, fundraising activities and amazing entertainment from drag artist Ruby Sinclair and live […]

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Volunteers Week

Posted on 5th June 2024

This week is Volunteers Week and we’d like to say a big “THANK YOU!” to all who have volunteered at Aiming Higher over the years. We’d also like to shine the spotlight on our amazing team of volunteer counsellors, Katherine, Ruth and Tony who between them, offer counselling Monday – Thursday. If you are registered […]

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Funding Appeal

Posted on 15th March 2024

The Aiming Higher Charity has been supporting disabled children and their families for over 12 years…but now, due to funding cuts, we need your help more than ever. Our ‘Rising Stars’ Preschool Enrichment programme (Rising Stars: Preschool Enrichment Programme | Aiming Higher (aiminghighercharity.org.uk)) has been a lifeline for hundreds of families, but is now in […]

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